It's briefly quiet in late afternoon on a hill above San Francisco's most violent housing projects. But then suddenly, more than 130 young teenagers rush into the cafeteria of Visitacion Valley Middle School for snacks, before breaking off into smaller groups to do homework and...

Velodyne Sponsors June 20 ‘Funk Out With R.O.C.K.’ Event in Support of ‘Real Options for City Kids’ What do a non-profit organization that enriches the lives of youth in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood have in common with a pair of community resource networks and a...

Our community storytelling project Hear Here also had the chance to visit the ROCK program at Visitacion Valley Middle School to record the stories of young people there. Read the full article....

Real Options for City Kids (R.O.C.K.) Executive Director Curt Yagi is interviewed live on SF Live TV by Christina Marie. R.O.C.K. is dedicated to nurturing the healthy development of children by listening attentively to their needs and by providing opportunities to those who might not otherwise...

Three Local Residents Honored For Their Outstanding Contributions To The Community Three Bay Area residents – Magen Clay, Regina Jackson and Curt Yagi – were honored with the inaugural Golden State Warriors Unsung Heroes Award tonight at the team’s game against the Indiana Pacers at Oracle...